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November 30, 2022, 7:27 AM

Airbus Reveals Work on Hydrogen Fuel Cells

Hydrogen fuel cells could power a 100-seat regional airliner, Airbus said during this week's Sustainability Summit in Toulouse.

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Nov 30, 2022 - 7:27 AM
Hydrogen fuel cells could power a 100-seat regional airliner, Airbus said during this week's Sustainability Summit in Toulouse.
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